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 Business Systems Programmer/Analyst II
Ref No.: 17-00271
Location: Albany, New York
Position Type:Direct Placement
Start Date: 04/03/2017

Tailwind Associates, an EOE, has a full time opportunity with our client in Albany, NY for a Business Systems Programmer/Analyst II

The Business Systems Programmer/Analyst is responsible for analyzing current customer operations, including documenting current workflows, identify areas of improvement, collaboratively working with internal customers to identify solutions, writing requirements that support the solution and assessing available technologies to create development specifications. The Business Systems Programmer/Analyst will evaluate the internal technical needs of the organization and recommend solutions, define the system and functional requirements, perform both programming and analysis tasks on internal business systems, and develop and modify internal application, operating, or database systems. The Business Systems Programmer/Analyst will also provide support – including correcting issues that arise from customer usage, identifying configuration changes required, supporting related systems, creating detailed test cases, contributing to testing and results analysis and documenting all programming and systems changes. The Business Systems Programmer/Analyst will be involved with integrating systems from multiple vendors to create cohesive value chain solutions for customers, and will enhance product life-cycle management

Required Skills:
  • Minimum of an Associate's degree.
  • 2 to 4 years of experience.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Requires strong interpersonal relationship skills.
  • Understanding of systems development life-cycle management. Ability to communicate effectively with customers to resolve issues.
  • Basic understanding of object oriented programming principles, SQL, standardized markup languages and a strong customer focus.
  • Ability to troubleshoot application issues.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with internal customers and vendors.
  • Ability to manage operational effectiveness and implement systems and updates collaboratively with customers and vendor.
  • Ability to effectively recommend, document, communicate, implement, and sustain improvements in processes, procedures and operations.
  • Familiarity with windows based applications and technology.

Preferred Skills:
  • Bachelor's degree preferred.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, sex or age.